Wirtschaftskanzlei Graf von Westphalen

Patrick Heid, LL.M.

Lawyer
Partner

Patrick Heid specialises in advising German and European SMEs and corporate groups on business start-ups and M&A transactions as well as on local legal issues and strategic topics in operational business in China. Mr Heid heads the Shanghai office and has more than 20 years of experience in China and speaks fluent Chinese as well as English and French. He is appointed as a board director or supervisory board member in the Chinese subsidiaries of several German companies and is a regular speaker on Chinese legal and investment topics.

Contact

Office

Shanghai
GvW Graf von Westphalen
Chong Hing Finance Center, Room 906
288 West Nanjing Road
Shanghai 200003

Focus Areas

China Practice
Corporate
Mergers & Acquisitions
Foreign Direct Investments
Real Estate/Tenancy Law
Compliance
Data Protection/Cybersecurity Law

Experience

Lawyer at international law firm in Frankfurt and Beijing

Education

Studied in Cologne, Paris, Berlin und Taipei
Maîtrise en droit, University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne)

Membership

German-Chinese Lawyer' Association [Deutsch-Chinesische Juristenvereinigung e.V.]; Society of German and French Lawyers [Juristen des deutschen und französischen Rechts e.V.]; AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers; IBA - International Bar Association; IPBA - Inter-Pacific Bar Association; OAV - German Asia-Pacific Business Association Young Leaders

Languages

German, English, French, Chinese